Kochi, Apr 13 UNI | 3 months ago

Two casual labourers died of suffocation when they were engaged in cleaning drainage, near jetty, in the district today.

The deceased were identified as Madhav (65) and Raju (45), both hailing from Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, police said.

The incident took place when the two were geiting down through the man-whole.

By the time fire service personnel took them out, they were dead, the sources said, adding a case had been registered for unnatural death.

(Posted on 13-04-2014)